Howard 'Shorty' Warren Davis, 88
Warren Davis, 88, of Blackfoot passed away Monday, May 28, 2012.
Warren was born Nov.22, 1923, in Cottage Grove, Ore., to Howard Milton Davis and Minnie Sarah Barry Davis. He was raised in Fort Hall and attended school in Blackfoot. After high school, Warren attended college one year before joining the Navy. In the Navy he helped build the airport in Okinawa during World War II.
On June 24, 1950 Warren married Theona Jones in Elko, Nev.
Warren helped on his dad’s farm in Fort Hall, built homes in the Blackfoot area, worked for the INEL for 36 years in construction and as a heavy equipment operator. After retirement he continued working in construction. In his free time he enjoyed fishing, carpenter work, hunting in his younger years, cooking and loved and supported his grandchildren and great- grandchildren.
Warren is survived by his children, Ginney Furchner, Gail (David) Austin, Craig (Sue) Davis, Bret (Annette) Davis and Jill (Rocky) Allen, all of Blackfoot; brothers, Shirl (Bonnie) Davis of Utah, Curtis Davis of Glenns Ferry and Larry (Betty) Davis of Blackfoot; sisters, Lucille Zahn of Montana and Norma (Frank) Echevarria of Blackfoot; and grandchildren, Melanie (Matt) Martellaro, Russell Furchner, Scott Austin, Brian (Kim) Austin, Richard (Dawn) Austin, Sharee Austin, Ryan Davis, Joseph (Kanchana) Davis, Amy (Louie) Martinez, James Allen and Rhyanna Allen Rogers (Andy Honeycutt); and great-grandchildren, Melody, Jay, Kylie, Lillian and Emily Austin, Tony, Mahalia and Anaya Davis, Elijah Rogers and Kaius Honeycutt.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Theona; sons-in-law, Fred Furchner and Davey White; brother, Elmer Davis; and sisters, Blanch Gay Jones, Irene Hendericks and Grace Beasly Orr.
A funeral service will be at 3 p.m. on Saturday, June 2, 2012, at Hawker Funeral Home, 132 South Shilling Avenue in Blackfoot. Family will meet with friends and relatives for one hour prior to services at the funeral home. Interment will follow at the Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at firstname.lastname@example.org. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests a donation to the charity of your choice.